Hollywood Docket: Faulkner Estate Settles; Sandler Beats 'Just Go With It' Suit; 'Superman' Appeal

Hollywood Docket: Faulkner Estate Settles; Sandler Beats 'Just Go With It' Suit; 'Superman' Appeal
The owners of the rights to the literary works of the late William Faulkner have settled a lawsuit with The Washington Post and Northrop Grumman over a Faulkner quote that was used in a full-page Independence Day advertisement. The parties entered a stipulated agreement to drop the lawsuit earlier this week, which a Mississippi judge has now accepted. The suit was one of two filed in late October. The other is a copyright and trademark action against Sony Pictures Classics over a quote from one of Faulkner's works in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris. Sony has yet to reply

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